Originally Posted by listopencil
OK. In my crappy little agricultural area there are a lot of minimum wage jobs. I'd say that a lot of them are fast food, or food service. Just down the road there are one bedroom apartments for $500 a month. I could actually live off of that if I had to.
Good for you. What if you got someone pregnant and then had to feed a child as well? What if your piece of shit car broke down? What if there was a heat wave or a spike in inflation and you electricity bill was elevated for 3 months.
That $500 isn't going to cover that shit.